Welcome to the Sustainable Stanford Portal

Here, information about sustainability efforts across the Stanford campus meets individual action. Learn about what Stanford is doing to lead sustainability by example, and do your part as a campus citizen.

You can explore the breadth and depth of progress and programs in the 2017-18 Sustainability Year in Review.

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Stanford builds sustainability practices and innovation into every aspect of campus life, from operations and building to student life, teaching and research.
ABOUT SUSTAINABLE STANFORD
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Performance

Stanford monitors and maintains thousands of data that optimize campus operations for the most efficient, sustainable performance.

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Campus Sustainability Progress 2017

(Baseline year 2000 or peak levels)

Stanford Earns Platinum Ranking

in Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, and Rating System

Students: Make Sustainability Happen

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Take your interest in the environment to the next level: student groups, internships and other engagement opportunities await you!

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SESI Performance

Stanford Energy System Innovations has reduced campus greenhouse gas emissions 68% and potable water consumption 18%. 

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Your Sustainable Stanford

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Discover ways that you can engage with sustainability initiatives on campus and take action! 

 

Be Cardinal Green

Evaluations and Awards